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Flooding expected on roads and paths after alerts issued for Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 14:00 31 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:55 31 January 2020

A warning has been issued after the possibility of flooding along parts of the River Wensum. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

A warning has been issued after the possibility of flooding along parts of the River Wensum. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

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People in Norfolk have been warned to expect flooding on riverside roads and footpaths over the next couple of days.

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert, meaning flooding is possible, for the tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Breydon Water meaning that there is a possibility of some minor flooding on roads and footpaths because water levels continue to remain higher than normal in some places, including Barton Broad.

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The alert has been issued for Friday (January 31) and Saturday (February 1) although high water levels may last for a few days.

There is also a flood alert in place for the tidal rivers Bure, Ant and Thurne.


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